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CNN
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm EST
answering senators' questions. mark kelly joins us this hour live in "the situation room." >>> plus, the mother of an american woman making her very first visit overseas and vanished in turkey. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room": >>> we begin with a deadly storm here in the eastern part of the united states. there is wind damage all across the southeast, some of it from tornadoes. one death is reported in tennessee, another in georgia. right now the worst weather is crossing georgia. cnn's miguel marquez is in adairsville where there is significant damage. tell us what is going on. >> reporter: huge damage. at least one person, we understand, was killed when a building collapsed but fortunately not where i'm standing, at least not that we know of. this entire area -- this looks like it was someone's -- part of somebody's lunch that was being made is here. across the road, this is the main road in adairsville, georgia. two roads are completely destroyed. you can see the cars that are flipped over and semitrucks are flipped over as well. you can see this was a plant making he
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm EST
to speak with mark kelly, the husband of gabrielle giffords. he's getting ready to testify tomorrow. what did he say to you? >> reporter: that's right. i spoke with him by phone a short while ago. he said that he and gabby giffords are both gun owners and that he actually thought about joining the nra but never got around to it. when it comes to wayne la peaier, the two have never met but he hopes that they can have a constructive conversation about how to tackle gun violence. two staunch supporters of the second amendment, two very different views on guns. >> they are god given freedoms. they belong to us in the united states of america as our birth right. no government gave them to us and no government can ever take them away. >> i defended the second amendment flying in combat over iraq in kuwait, you know, defending our country. i own a gun. this really isn't about the second amendment. >> reporter: these will be the star witnesses at congresses' first hearing since the shooting in newtown. mark kelly, the husband of gabby giffords who was shot in the head, six people died in th
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 4:00pm EST
reported smellig a strong odor of gas after the blast. >>> and mark kelly is retiring and helped to protect five presidents. he has been secret reservice director for ten years. his resignation comes after a scandal involving agents and prostitutes in colombia ahead of a visit by president obama. >>> a new bell rang out on wall street. the dow rose topping more than 14,000 for the first time since 2007. all three major ind dexs we -- indexes on the nasdaq. google hit an all-time of $156. and they were positive on jobs and manufacturing, and the unemployment rate notched up to 7.9%, but longer term job growth show shows a positive trend. we are just learning that country music star loretta lynn had a narrow escape from severe storms that hit thursday. her ranch suffered wind and water damage and her son says that at one point the singer had to take cover in a closet. hundreds of trees were toppled and damage is estimated at more than $100,000. so we are quite happy to report that loretta lynn is okay though, wolf. >> i am happy to hear that, and so are the viewers. lisa, thank you. >
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >> let me ask you real quick, gabrielle giffords' husband, mark kelly, the astronaut, was here in "the situation room" yesterday and wolf spoke with him and asked him to speak directly to the camera, to the nra. listen to what he said. >> well, we've had many, many mass murders in this country. i mean, we've had a lot of them, you know, especially recently. what we saw in newtown, in colorado, and in tucson, this is unacceptable. i think people understand that when somebody does a mass shooting and they use a semi-automatic weapon, an assault rifle, twice as many people are hurt and injured. >> i want to get your response to that, but also in the context of, you were in the hearing room yesterday, when gabrielle giffords gave that very emotional opening statement. you heard her speak. so what do you say to her and her husband. they're both gun rights owners, they both support the second amendment, but they've also both faced this horrible tragedy and they want to see more stricter gun laws. >> well, i think the stricter gun laws sort of generically, is not the answer. but i will t
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